PHOENIX, Ariz. (December 17, 2021) — Amy Gasbarro, Chief Operating Officer for Vālenz®, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Self-Insurance Institute of America, Inc. (SIIA).
Gasbarro has worked with SIIA in various capacities since 2014, most recently as a trustee for Self-Insurance Political Action Committee (SIPAC), the advocacy and fundraising arm of SIIA. Her three-year term on the board will begin in January 2022.
“It is truly a privilege to become part of SIIA’s outstanding leadership group,” Gasbarro said. “The importance of self-insured health plans in the market is escalating, so this is a great opportunity to continue to advance self-insurance initiatives across the country. I am looking forward to making a strong impact on the SIIA board.”
SIIA works to protect and promote the business interests of companies involved in the self-insurance and captive insurance marketplace. As a single, member-based association, it is dedicated to meeting all the information, educational, networking and legislative/regulatory representation that a company needs.
“Amy has dedicated years of service to SIIA, and we are so proud to see her join the Board of Directors,” said Rob Gelb, Chief Executive Officer at Valenz. “It’s an honor for us as well to have one of our own guiding thought leadership within SIIA to support the evolving needs of the self-insured community and keep it strong, vigorous and healthy.”
Valenz enables self-insured employers to make better decisions that control costs across the life of a claim while empowering their members to lead strong, vigorous and healthy lives. Valenz offers transparency through data to pinpoint members at highest risk, address gaps in network designs, ensure appropriate and accurate charges, and expertly navigate employees to optimal care solutions for substantial cost savings and improved health outcomes. More information is available at valenzhealth.com. Valenz is backed by Great Point Partners.